Why does God take some, and leave others Without God, what is the thing that connects all people? Death? Why does God take some, and leave others. When is our funeral? No one knows. It could be soon. Do we live like that? Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.